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guess we don't get a third whammy. >> no. >> bill, thanks so much. >>> well, congressman jesse jackson jr. won re-election but could lose with the feds? and election loser alan west will not go quietly. >>> plus, today former congresswoman gabby giffords goes face to face with the man who tried to assassinate her. details are next. you're watching "early today." >>> plenty of other stories making news this morning. the "chicago sun-times" reports that illinois congressman jesse jackson jr. is talking with federal prosecutors about a possible plea deal. jackson easily won re-election tuesday while being treated at the mayo clinic for bipolar disorder and depression. the feds are looking into whether jackson may have improperly used campaign funds pay for decorating his home. >>> today, for the first time after she was gunned down exactly 22 months ago, former arizona congresswoman gabby giffords will come face to face with the man who tried to assassinate her. jared loughner will be sentenced to life without parole after pleading guilty to the murders of six people and the wounding of 1
our nation's massive debt challenge. >>> a special election following jesse jackson jr.'s resignation from congress. jackson says he needs to spend time, quote, restoring my health. jackson mysteriously disappeared from capitol hill in may and his office later revealed he was dealing with depression and had been diagnosed with bipolar disorder. health concerns aren't the only thing jackson is facing, though. ted rowlands is in chicago. good morning, ted. >> reporter: good morning, carol. yeah. well, the health concerns are significant. he had two stints at the mayo clinic. talking to family members, that was the main reason why he just couldn't move forward. and he gave his letter of resignation to john boehner yesterday. in that letter, though, for the first time -- this is what you were alluding to, carol, he did acknowledge he knows he is the subject of a federal investigation for possible misuse of campaign funds. and in that letter at one point he said talking about that, i'm doing my best to address the situation responsibly, cooperate with the investigators and accept responsib
you knew everything there was to know about michael jackson? think again. >> a surprising new book, the king of pop's personal struggles as we have never seen them before. that story coming up. >> ann ♪ don't just leave me alone ♪ leave me alone ♪ leave me alone >>> look at that. >> i can do my michael now. come on. well, at one time michael jackson was the most popular man on the planet, and that came with an extraordinary dose of publicity. >> we're not going to leave him alone. >> no, no, we're not. >> but now three years after his death, a new book reveals michael's private struggles in unparalleled detail. abc's nick watt has the story. ♪ thriller nights >> reporter: there hasn't been anyone that famous in a single moment as he was during "thriller" time. that was probably the peak of celebrity for a human being. >> reporter: randall sullivan highly acclaimed journalist spent three years getting behind the mask of the most celebrated entertainer our world has ever known. it's a tale of family, fame, lost childhood, and startling accusations that you won't have heard be
. >> reverend jesse jackson did not comment today on reports that his son congressman jesse jackson jr. may be negotiating a plea agreement with federal authorities. the senior jackson spoke at the rainbow push coalition today. that plea agreement for his son reportedly covers questionable campaign spending on home improvements. jackson jr. was reelected despite sitting out the campaign to get treatment for bipolar disorder. he has not been charged. >> a 21-year-old man from crown point, indiana, was killed after a drunk driver crashed in to his truck on the dan ryan expressway. it happened near 95th street at around 1:30 a.m. this morning. police say that phillip briner of crown point was headed south when another driver also driving a truck, crossed several lanes and crashed into briner. a witness saw both vehicles bounce off the side of barriers on the expressway before coming to a stop. briner died at advocate christ medical center about 30 minutes after the accident. police say that the other driver admitted to drink
." call or click today. >>> one of the jackson brothers trying to change his famous last name, or at least the way that it's spelled. jermaine is petitioning a california court to change the last name -- the spelling of his last name to s-u-n rather than s-o-n. jackson, who's been touring with his brothers and promoting his book about his brother michael jackson says he wants to change the name for artistic reasons. >>> here's something out of this world. scientists believe they found a family of planets that may be capable of supporting life. one is so big it is called super earth. scientists delivered the planet in 2008 orbiting an orange star. it is roughly 42 light years away. this is an artist's rendering of the planet. scientists say it is a rocky world. at least seven times the size of earth. they believe it can contain water on the surface, which is necessary for life. >> do you think there are scientists who say i was thinking about hd40 -- >> just call it paul or something. keep it simple. >>> an nba great compares playing basketball with the president to playing with michael jor
tonight jesse jackson jr. is working out a plea deal on charges of misusing campaign funds. jackson was re-elected to congress tuesday despite missing the last five months for treatment of bipolar disorder. he's accused of using campaign cash for personal expenses including imprivatement to his home in d.c. -- improvements to his home in d.c. the chicago affiliate says the plea deal would likely include jail time and require him to resign from congress. >>> it took four days, but now we know officially that president obama won the state of florida in tuesday's presidential election. florida didn't finish counting its absentee or provisional ballots until today. after record turnout with more than eight million ballots cast, the president beat mitt romney by about 74,000 votes. it's a big enough margin to avoid an automatic recount. the president won every swing state according to nbc news, except north carolina. >>> some residents along the new jersey coast got to return home today. residents of long beach island were allowed back for good. residents of seaside heights were escorted in by
leave for months, congressman jesse jackson, jr. appears on the verge of making a deal with federal prosecutors. well very more on that when we come back. >>> just about 5:09 on this monday morning. veterans day here, the legal veterans day. yesterday was actually veterans day, but today many of us are off. here's your weather. we'll start off with sunshine. clouds will thicken up as you go throughout the day. look foe high -- for highs mid- to upper 60s. probably won't get to 70 because of the cloud cover but a lot warmer than what's coming for the rest of the week. here's monika with timesaver traffic. >>> accident cleanup continues on the southbound side of 395 along the right side just out of this camera shot. not affecting traffic. no hov restrictions heading up to the 14th street bridge. i'll be back with more traffic at 5:16. >>> the piths are unbelieve -- the pictures are unbelievable. authorities in indianapolis say dozens of homes will basically have to be torn down after a huge explosion. they still don't know what caused it at this point. the blast did kill two people an
times, your hometown paper. jesse jackson jr. is holding talks. folks hinted over this. this is over his alleged misuse of campaign funds. he easily won re-election on tuesday night with 64% of the vote even though he's undergoing treatment. >> front page news. >> it's a big deal. he is undergoing treatment at mayo clinic for bipolar disorder. >> and there is a whole deal with blagojevich and that scandal. >>> "the new york daily news" has a forry about an effort to make puerto rico the 51st state. puerto rican voters approved a nonbinding referendum to change the island status from u.s. territory to a state. in one ballot question, 61% said they wanted to achieve statehood. then another question, 46% said they prefer to remain a commonwealth. so since it's a majority there, congress actually gets to decide what happens next here. but it's interesting that the people, the younger people are speaking up for statehood now. >> it is the younger people? >> a huge, huge number of young people would like to see it become a state. >> all right. you want to find out more about this, an expanded
. jesse jackson striking a deal with the feds. but first, to the senate where a record number of women -- 20 of them -- will hold the title u.s. senator next year compared to the 15 seats held by women right now. five new women senators joined the pack. the senate also saw a slight gain in minorities. five minority senators will now hold seats next year as opposed to four right now. two new senators elect are responsible for the change. hawaii's hirono. republicans held on to their majority but they will be made up of more white men next year by losses of women incumbents and minority incumbent members. only one african-american and five latinos will remain in the gop conference. that assumes -- and if allen west does in fact lose his re-election campaign, he's demanding a recount. only one minority republican was newly elected on tuesday. mullen from oklahoma. he is a cherokee native american. that's compared to 17 minority democrats that were elected. >>> speaking of the house democratic caucus, look at this. white men no longer make up a majority of house democrats. when the new con
, five, george bret, 16, bow jackson, 22, dennis leonard, 29, dan quiz enberry, the powerball, 6, willie wilson. and while it is an odd coincidence, the royals spring training is in arizona where the other big winning ticket was sold. we're told when cindy called her husband to tell him the news that they had won the lottery, she said she thought she was having a heart attack. what do they plan to do with all of the money? the one thing they apparently have already discussed is adopting another child. savannah? >> it is willie, and kerry, think she will get the pony. who holds the other half of that jackpot. the other ticket was sold in arizona. why is there excitement at a gas station in maryland. tom costello is in upper marlboro to explain. >> reporter: this is really strange, all the way across the country. here is the answer. yesterday about 12:45, a gentleman walked in here into the store. he was wearing the reflective type of protective gear you wear if you worked on the highway, for example, and asked to check the powerball numbers and then he started celebrating, and celebrating
that talks are under way for a possible plea deal for congressman jesse jackson jr. the illinois democrat is currently being treated at the mayo clinic for bipolar disorder. the fbi investigating jackson for improperly using campaign funds for personal purchases potentially furniture at his home. but he coasted to victory tuesday, retaining his congressional seat despite virtually no presence on the campaign trail. the only involvement, a robo call, hadn't voted since june 8. and missed every one of the 225 votes since. that goes to show his strong contingency there. >> absolutely. >>> a look at your friday forecast, a big storm in the rockies with blizzard conditions and up to 2 feet of snow in montana, idaho, utah. showers along the california coast. some light rain in the dakotas. drier in the northeast. chilly morning in the southeast. >> 70s from miami to new orleans. 50s in the northwest. and midwest. 40s from seattle to portland. >> with veterans' day almost upon us, college sports going all out to support the vets and military in general. one way that is happening, tonight on the
. it will be a little wet early from savannah to tallahassee, jackson, daytona beach. the i-4 corridor could have issues. but that should sweep out by the afternoon and this evening. the other tricky spot for travel in the northern plains, heading from wisconsin to minnesota, you may have a little bit of light wintry precip. that's about it. not too many issues. maybe showers around chicago later today. the forecast for your election day, once again, just the southeast, that's the storm. now let's track it, that will become the nor'easter. good news. further off the coast. very important, that means the winds will be lighter for the coastal areas especially of new jersey. the waves smaller. the storm surge will be a little less. because of the colder air in place, we'll see a better chance of snow right along the jersey shore and inland new jersey. maybe even new york city, too. willie, doesn't look like a crippling storm or enough heavy snow for a lot of power outages. we're talking about a wednesday inconvenience type afternoon and evening. >> let's hope so. bill karins, your forecast looks all the be
la rosa at one of the nation's biggest hubs, hartsfield jackson international airport. >> krystal, as far as weather and travel goes, you have the whole fanpackage right now. we happen to be right now is called the downtown connecter. where we have the major interstates 75 and 85 connecting in midtown, getting through downtown atlanta and then taking you off towards the airport which is south of town. it has been clear skies, clear sailing since this morning where usually you have about 200,000 to 300,000 travelers on this very busy stretch of highway on any given day any way but all is well. hasn't been the case all across the country, of course. the big northwest pacific northwest storm continuing to bring driving rain and wind. places like the 5, i-90 out of seattle: past there, mountain snow. the wind and rain continues but looks like that will ease up as we get in towards tomorrow. but we'll have to keep an eye on san francisco and seattle for potential delays. and of course, earlier today it was all about the fog. in places like st. louis, indianapolis reported low visibilit
. good to see you. and che sheila jackson, a democc congresswoman from texas, and she's not joining us from texas today. she's out on the campaign trail in columbus, ohio. good to see you as well, congresswoman. >> fredricka, good to be with you this afternoon. >> excellent. let's begin. we're talking about these candidates, president obama, mitt romney, they are crisscrossing these battleground states. let me begin with you, congressman price. you heard kyung talking about colorado being so vital. it was obama country during the last election, but with the one third independent voters made up much of suburban moms, is this a strategy that romney is going to be spending more time there later on today. how focused is he on colorado and trying to sway perhaps those one third independent voters? >> that's colorado and it's wisconsin and it's ohio and pennsylvania and all of the other states that are still in play. and the independent voters are indeed absolutely pivotal. each candidate want to make sure they get out their base, their base voters. when we look at the independent votes whic
will be right back after this update from c-span radio. >> 8:37. here are some of the headlines. jesse jackson jr.'s resignation from congress might have ended his political career but is not at -- and the mark of troubles for jesse jackson. the nine term democratic congressman said his letter of resignation yesterday. confirms publicly for the first time that he is under a federal probe and is cooperating with investigators. the president of cyprus says his country is very close to signing an agreement with potential predators for a bailout to support its troubled banks and to pay its bills. this comes one day after officials wrapped up a third round of negotiations with officials from the european commission, the european subtle bank and the actor national monetary fund. meanwhile, european leaders are sticking out their positions as they gather today for what is expected to be a turbulent and lengthy summit to determine a seven-year budget for the 27 country european union. in a battle pitting several wealthy member states against those seeking a bigger aid budget, david cameron is leading
this week. >> mark strassmann is at atlanta's hartsfield-jackson airport. g good morning. >> reporter: good morning. airlines have really learned from past weather disasters and how to better prepare for them. to find out what's changed we asked delta airlines for a backstage tour of its operation and of its emergency plan. when the delta flight from richmond landed in new york thursday morning, laguardia airport was back in business after a three-day hurricane shutdown. next 14 flights that touched down here were all delta's, too, made possible because of the people in this room 900 miles south in atlanta. >> this is what we control, the entire mainline prigs of delta. >> reporter: dave holtz, 33-year delta veteran, controls this. it's massive, 650 employees round the clock control delta's a1,6 hyundaily flights. a week ago today holtz and his team began phasing in the emergency response, three days before landfall. >> that's the part that the customer doesn't see, what a lot of folks in the field don't even see necessarily, how we're getting those dominos all set up so that when we do tak
airplane. this video shot by a passenger. it shows a woman in the parking lot, at hartsfield jackson airport, throwing a bag to a worker on the other side, a few feet from the runway. the bag got stuck. worker climbs up and retrieves it. no word on what is inside the bag. but security experts say what's most alarming is neither person seems worried about getting caught. authorities are still trying to identify the couple in that video. >>> and the big story overseas, in egypt, where thousands of protesters are clashing with police. they furious over president mohamed morsi's declaration over the court system, fearful that the democracy they fought for could be slipping away. >>> in medical news, warning about the dangers of consuming grapefruit while taking certain medications. researchers say taking prescription drugs with grapefruit can cause harmful or fatal interactions. those interactions involve at least 85 different oral medications including pills for heart problems, pain and psychiatric conditions. you can find a list of those drugs on abcnews.com. >>> and a los angeles judg
's hartsfield-jackson airport. good morning. >> reporter: the air industry has learned from past weather disasters. we asked delta airlines for a backstage tour of its operations and emergency plan. when the delta flight from richmond landed in new york thursday, laguardia was back in business after a three-day hurricane shutdown. the next 14 flights to shut down here were all delta's, too, made possible because of the people in this room, 900 miles south of atlanta. >> this is where we control the entire main line operation of delta. >> reporter: dave holtz, a 33-year delta operations, controls the occ. it's massive. about the size of a football field. 650 employees around the clock control delta's daily flights. a week ago holtz and his team began phasing in delta's emergency response. three days before sandy made landfall. >> that's the key to us here. that's the part the customer doesn't see. a part a lot of folks in our field don't necessarily see, how we're getting all those dominos all set up, so when we take them down, it's orderly, we know where they're going and it's clean. >>
: jackson, mississippi. host: good morning. what do you think about the u.s. electoral system? caller: i would rather see just the popular vote. sometimes i do not think it is fair. but the one thing i wanted to call in about, about obama being a christian, one sunday morning about one year ago i was getting ready to worship and he was talking on television. i actually heard him say i am muslim. i was talking to a friend the other day and she said she heard the same thing. so, he is not a christian, he is a muslim. he said it on television. eyes and ears do not deny. host: i am sorry to say, i did that here that, i am looking at articles about that. if the president says he is a christian, does that matter to you? caller: did you hear him say that he was a christian? host: we have aired programs on c-span where he talks about his faith and background, yes. caller: i also heard him say that he is a muslim. besides, the other thing, he is profane to things that god has said in the bible. that are wrong. the gay style, and also abortion. and he is for that. host: do you look at mitt romney'
thing to get energy out of the ground. we can't have lisa jackson deciding what the energy policy will be. >> we got a phone call from warren buffett who wants to speak with you. >> when those women came demand you were getting a nickel for black shoes and 25 cents for purple. >> i was able to have more drive and incentive. incentives drive behavior. >> if you at home want to be baffled and trade every minute, risk on, risk off. i can do it for you. i can trade it for you hourly if you want. i can bet an 18-1 shot, have it come in and take the over in the eagles game. it's not valuable. it does not help you. i'm saying if it's a swing state it goes to obama. >> others say independents skew to the challenger historically. >> i know. >> some of the polls may be skewed. >> so happy when we are no longer talking about this. i'm sorry. >> opening bell for monday, november 5. >> i have been a strong supporter of water infrastructure projects. we are playing catch-up in the gulf coast and we are going to help people of the east coast get caught up with investments that should have been m
and the eighth year for aidan. that's amazing. the runners up for girls emma and olivia boys jackson and ethan. the only new name to enter the top ten on the list was the girl's name, mia. it came in at number nine. i remember guys last year, i was so excited at this study because 1,000th on the list, which was the last number that they calculate, was gretchen. >> brian: you never know, it's going to come back. >> gretchen: i doubt it! my mom told me she chose it because of it unique. thanks mom. >> brian: number one, chris chulo has money on gladys. she is number 9. >> steve: let's tell but this, jennifer foster is on vacation in new york city. she was visiting her boyfriend. they were in times square and they saw that homeless guy right there. he didn't have any shoes on and he didn't have any socks on and they were approaching him and then that cop right there walked over to the guy right when she was looking at him and gave him a pair of boots and socks. listen to this. >> i saw a new york police officer, uniform
has this technovags. >> wearing a glove may not make a dance like michael jackson. but it could teach you how to play music. >> this is the music tough glove. it's going to teach you how to play a piano melody without you paying attention to it. >> reporter: created by students and professors at georgia tech the glove uses vibration to teach your fingers the notes of a song. so you're going to teach me how to play o susannah. i've got zero experience. never played before. >> we will have you wear the glove for hopefully around 30 minutes or so. you can be reading your e-mail or jogging or talking with me and the system will tap your fingers over and over again in the sequence of notes that you need to play the song. >> glove's off. ♪ >> everything except the end. >> yeah. >> along with teaching people how to play music, the glove could also be used to help people. >> this could be used to help people with partial spinal cord injuries recover some of the sensation and some of the dexterity in their hands. up to a year post-injury. >> like rick lynch, a quadriplegic who participated i
? >> it pales in comparison. i remember jesse jackson sr. weeping there. i mean that was a once in a lifetime historical moment. >> ifill: i've heard many obama supporters say that re-electing the president was re-electing the president was even more important than electing him. >> you can't get to the second without the first. the first was a universal. >> woodruff: to interrupt you quickly to say we've just learned that governor romney is on his way to the convention center in boston. of course we'll take that. >> sure. i just think beyond the support of barack obama it was an afrming moment for america. it really was. >> ifill: and this is? this is an affirming moment for barack obama. and his supporters and the campaign. what he's trieded to do and what he wants to try to do but it isn't the same cosmic global emotional... >> woodruff: when you think about it, a year ago, six months ago, nine months ago, the over overwhelming prediction was this president could be beaten. this president was facing, and a year-and-a-half ago you look at any number of intervals over the last year or two, th
, the first re-elected president since andrew jackson in 1832 to win a smaller share of the popular vote in the first re-election than he did initially. when you look at it as the margin between him and mitt romney, right now is at 2.4 percentage points which would tie george w. bush in 2004 as the narrowest margin of victory in the popular vote ever for successfully re-elected president. which says something about the durability of the divisions in our country at the time. >> how divided our country really is. i want to show our viewers a map, real quick. so, this is something that you coin back in 2009, if i'm correct. you call it the blue wall. tell us what you mean by that and what does it show and tell us? >> this is another big part of the story. there are now 18 states. the 18 states of the blue wall have voted democratic in every presidential election since 1992. six straight times. that is the most states democrats have won that often ever, since the formation of the modern party system in 1828. what that means unless republicans can break into this, can kind of breach the blue
minute. ms. jackson lee: first, i think appropriate to to welcome back my colleagues and to congratulate all of those who have chosen again if re-elected to serve this great, great nation and for those for the first time who have the honor and privilege of being in this storied institution. we can come together and make a difference in the lives of americans and we can in fact find way to help the most vulnerable, the impoverished and those who work err day. i know we can solve this problem of sequestration. i lead now into something that is quite contrary to the idea of america's issues and problems. and ask my colleagues to join me in supporting a congressional gold medal for a little girl who was shot in the head by the taliban in pakistan, standing up for education for our children and for her fellow boys and girls. what an amazing young lady. now, healing in a british hospital, 61 million children worldwide are not enrolled in school. we're advocating or many around the world are advocating for a nobel peace prize for her. i believe the congressional gold medal symbolizes those who
." >> at fandango folks are saying this is the one they are most excited to see and that's because peter jackson is back, and this is the first of three movies that he's doing, so this takes the book and they have hate it into three movies. a lot of technological advances people are talking about, and the whole cast is back, ian mckellan and cate blanchett. >> the other movie, "the impossible," hadn't heard about it. >> a lot more before weeks go by. this is the true story of a family that actually got caught in the thailand tsunami in 2004. they are played in the movie by naomi watt, ewan mcgregor and three young boys. what's fascinating is you're looking at the prelude to the tsunami scene right here. the tsunami scenes are so horrific and so realistic looking, but once you get past that, there's the wave. once you get past that it's the story of survival, and it's actually really inspirational. >> wow. >> tough to watch. >> you have to watching that little bit there. something a little lighter, comedies getting buzz, "the guilt terrorism". >> i cannot wait for this one. barbra streisand, who
, legitimate rape. in illinois democratic congressman jesse jackson jr. has been re-elected to his post despite a lengthy absence and his current stay in the mayo clinic. >>> and in maine and maryland, voters approved measures to allow same-sex marriage. and in colorado and washington state, residents voted to legalize marijuana, a measure massachusetts was also approved to allow medical marijuana use. >>> just a week after getting slammed by superstorm sandy, new york and new jersey are bracing for yet another new storm. hundreds of flights in the area have already been cancelled, and airlines are evaluating how many more will be grounded. in low-lying areas police are using loudspeakers to tell residents to move to higher ground, and hundreds of nursing home residents in the hard-hit rockaways have already been evacuated. one ray of hope. weather experts now say this nor'easter may be weaker than originally expected. >>> after indicating that he would not voluntarily attend a congressional hearing this month, house lawmakers have issued a subpoena for barry kaden, the director of the massachu
of oprah winfrey and jesse jackson weeping. we look at the audience tonight, and there is a different reaction. a reminder of when the new england patriots won the first super bowl. after they won the first time, the expectation was, that we can win. you are talking about the coalition, this new coalition in the democratic party. i think it says something, not just to the republican party, but perhaps the rest of america. i was talking earlier to the head of the urban league. he made the point of this coalition, is becoming more mature. we talk about this coalition of young voters. of women and minorities, african-americans and hispanics. he made the point that not only should the republican party take notice, but perhaps the rest of america, corporate america, to take notice that america is changing. and perhaps not just the republican party, but also organizations. to look at diversity in a different way. because you see from this audience that they won a tough race. and they are certainly relieved. but there seems to be an expectation in this crowd that this is the direction americ
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